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Hospitals: Consultants

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 9 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department provides to NHS hospitals on daily hours of consultant cover in (a) maternity units, (b) paediatric assessment units and (c) accident and emergency departments. (321397)

The medical Royal Colleges advise on clinical standards. It is for local national health service organisations to determine the medical skill mix they require to provide safe and high quality clinical care.